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All Saints dumped by record label
All Saints
The group had a number one album in 2000
Re-formed pop group All Saints have been dropped by record label Parlophone following disappointing sales.

The foursome launched their comeback last November, five years after they split amid reports of in-fighting.

But they failed to match the success of their 1990s hits Pure Shores and Never Ever, and new album Studio One entered the UK charts at number 40.

Parlophone decided to part company with the group when second single Chick Fit landed outside the Top 75 last weekend.

"Both the label and the group are proud of the album," it said in a statement.

"All Saints are excited about moving forwards with their career and Parlophone wishes them the best of luck."

The group sold more than 10 million albums around the world in their first flush of success.

Their second single, Never Ever, went to number one in 1997 and singer-songwriter Shaznay Lewis burst into tears when it was named best British single at the following year's Brit Awards.

Following their split in 2001, group member Melanie Blatt told BBC Radio 1 the quartet had fallen out over money.


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